Date: 19/09/2011 - 23/09/2011
Registration Open: 18/05/2011
Registration Cut Off: 31/08/2011
Event Organiser: BioIndustry Association (BIA)
Location: Hyderabad, India
Main Contact: Karen Chandler Smith
Tel: 07900 430235
Alternative Contact: Anil Vaidya
Tel: 07957 366899
Organisation: SG3 - Life Sciences Team
Explore funding opportunities in this key emerging market
Meet with potential pharma and bioscience partners
Cover three key India bio/pharma hubs in one visit, including the BIO India conference
Build your India-based network
The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to reach $20 billion by 2015, making it one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical markets, followed close behind by the biotechnology industry which is expected to reach $11.6 billion by 2017.
India is currently associated with generic drugs, vaccines, biosimilars and service industry support but is now moving up the value chain. Companies such as Pirmal Life Sciences, Zydus, Wockhart, Dr Reddy’s and Ranbaxy as well as CRO companies such as Advinus and Aurigene to name a few are developing their own internal novel pipelines.
Opportunity for UK companies to present to their Indian counterparts on their products and services in Bangalore and Mumbai
Opportunity to meet potential Angel, VC investors and R&D collaborators
Several networking receptions
Publicity via mission brochure
Free time to organise own meetings and pursue own leads
The Partnering Conference is organised by the BIO organisation known for its international partnering meetings in the USA. They are working with ABLE, India’s biotechnology association to develop a partnering forum in Hyderabad, India where private one-on-one meetings between investors, large biotech and pharmaceutical companies and emerging Indian biotech companies will be arranged through BIO’s partnering system. Mission participants will be required to register directly for the conference.
UKTI's Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to attend trade shows overseas.
Taking part in overseas exhibitions is an effective way for business to market their products, test markets, attract customers, appoint agents or distributors and make sales.
Participating as part of a group of UK businesses offers great advantage for inexperienced businesses when they exhibit as part of an organised group. Grant rates vary from £1,000 to £1,800.
Publication date: 20/05/2011